Pot holders for the kitchen with his hands

Home textiles, all kinds of soft accessories create extraordinary comfort in the room. Practicality plays a role. This decorative element as potholders for the kitchen with their hands will not only remove from the heat, pull out of the oven hot cake, but also originally decorate the interior. Such things are easy to sew from scrap materials, to bind, weave of thread, textile.

The contents

  • What you need to know for sewing oven mitts
    • The choice of fabric
    • The choice of filler
    • A variety of forms, their purpose
  • Sewing pot holders from fabric
    • Sew mittens
    • Potholder butterfly
    • In the form of a mouse
    • Potholders in the style of “patchwork”
    • Ideas from felt
    • Interesting things from old jeans
  • Knitted potholders crochet, knitting
    • Round, square — a simple scheme of knitting
    • Watermelon slices, strawberry is “berry” potholders
    • Bright crocheted sunflower
    • Potholder cock
    • Other related options manually
  • Woven from a fabric of the potholders
  • How to decorate
  • Conclusion

What you need to know for sewing oven mitts

To make the simplest tack, only need simple skills taught in school. The main purpose of this subject is to protect hands from burns. For starters, you want to choose suitable fabric for outside, filling is important because the future of the product expect frequent contact with very hot surfaces, and utensils. Privatesky are made of several layers: they must be thick enough to fully perform their functions – at least two to three mm and four mm. over substantially impairs “the maneuverability,” the usability of the object.

The most popular options, of the form:

  • rukavichka;
  • berry;
  • ladybug;
  • sovushka;
  • flower (Daisy, rose, sunflower, Tulip);
  • slipper (bast);
  • cat;
  • pig;
  • box;
  • circle;
  • polygon;
  • butterfly;
  • mouse;
  • dragon;
  • foot etc.

To the new “claw” is not too distracting from the overall picture, some fans are doing a whole kitchen sets in a uniform style, which includes privatesky, napkins, tablecloths, towels, aprons, coasters hot, other decor.

The choice of fabric

The fabric is selected “but difficult to spill,” she should have a good smeyatsa manually to prostrachivajut on any sewing machine. Synthetic, satin materials unwanted – in case of accidental interaction with fire, they ignite easily, which can lead to a fire.

Of textile materials is best suited:

  • the cotton sateen, coarse calico, printed cotton. As a material often used cotton towels;
  • len – tight, textured, pleasant to the touch. The products allowed to 15-18% synthetic fibers that prevent crushing;
  • felt is a dense material produced in a range of colours. It is used both independently and as a filler.

If you use fabric, second-hand, her washing, Ironing, new soaked in hot water to see if she sheds.

The choice of filler

“Stuffing” things can also be different:

  • batting – ideal for quilted oven gloves, but when in contact with extremely hot metal objects should be very careful;
  • the drape is very dense, has low thermal conductivity, for kitchen utensils is a definite plus. It is desirable to take the thick option to prevent problems when sewing;
  • felt – not afraid of hot, a good billet top for the filler, it is easy to handle.

A variety of forms, their purpose

Privatesky made in almost any shape, different size. Their functionality is determined by the cut, design features. To move from place to place hot baking trays, pans, pots, and such other items, two methods can be used – to clasp or grasp, and therefore decided to allocate the following types of tacks:

  • the MITT has the appearance of a free mitten worn on the hand to pull out of the oven sheet metal, a container of pastries, etc.;
  • square – used on the stove, for easy taking off of pots with iron handles, lids, bowl in slow cooker and other;
  • “butterfly” is made of two similar parts, linked to each other. They take pans of hot cans after sterilization, other objects that do not have handles;
  • fancy options are “sun”, hearts, “foot”, snowflakes, cats, sowosky. They are used for its intended purpose or just as a decoration.

Sewing pot holders from fabric

To manufacture a beautiful, original prihvataju, first draw its pattern. You should not create an overly complex form, full of fine detail – it is inconvenient, such a product will quickly lose the form. The pattern is drawn on paper, cardboard, and then transferred to the fabric in six or eight instances – depending on the chosen design.

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In addition to fabric for the “case” and filler, you will need an interlining adhesive. To hang the product on a hook, nail, driven into the wall, prihvataju sew a loop of ribbon or metal ring. Sew the parts with each other on the sewing machine (for some items you will need apparatus with the function of embroidery) either manually, which requires greater care.

Sew mittens

Mitten, a mitten is the most popular, practical option. The pattern you’re doing-just passing the brush of his hand on paper, then from the received loop back down four to six cm, slightly scroogled. Attacks on the joints – another centimeter in each direction. The approximate dimensions of the finished product – 13 10 cm.

The template is outlined on the fabric in eight copies – two outer, two inner, non-woven lining for each of the four elements. After cut the two parts of the mount, size 7 to 38 cm with two loops – 12 at 4.5 cm this will also require interlining. Details worn down between them, prestigiada, after sewn edging and loops. The mitten ready.

Potholder butterfly

Butterfly is significantly different from gloves by design. Such a thing very convenient, practical. One pattern is the butterfly-shaped, two of its wings. Every detail is made of two layers of fabric and filler. As decoration sewn round “eyes”, of droplets in contrasting colour, bright buttons, antennae are made of hard decorative braid. Hand thrust into the middle of the product.

This type of tack does not necessarily have exactly the same form. Heart, melon, chicken is also sometimes drawn a slot in the middle.

In the form of a mouse

Privateco-mouse – very cool version of kitchen “mitts”. It is made of two fabric parts in the form of droplets, one felt or felt. Edging is cut a strip width of five to seven cm, the ears will be two parts in the form of eight gathered in the middle. The eyes are two large black beads, the nose – buttons, mustache – black thread or fishing line. The thing to not lose shape, the body of the mouse prostrachivajut three stitches radiating from the nose. In place of the mouse tail sewn eyelet, 9-12 see

Potholders in the style of “patchwork”

The patchwork technique is very often used for sewing privatechat, of other textile items for kitchen decor. It is important to cut the fabric at the common threads to keep the thing then is not deformed.
The shape of the pieces are made in the form:

  • squares;
  • triangles;
  • trapezoids;
  • rectangles;
  • polygons.

The flaps are cut out, sewn with each other on our form, then at the bottom puts the padding, is sewn, one piece of textile.

Round patchwork in the form of pizza, cake will adorn any kitchen. Its implementation will require pieces of fabric with berries, flowers, fruit motifs, wavy lace, sewing machine, scissors, “invisible”, dublirin. Textile cut to get six or 12 equal triangles, slightly rounded at the base. The easiest way to draw a circle, divide it into sectors, and then to trace on fabric is one of them. The rear part is just a round. For each part it is necessary to leave seam 7-8 mm, seal pieces of “pizza” dubliminal (fleece), neatly sew them together on machine or by hand. All seams are preferably smooth in different directions on the inside – so thing will be more smooth, beautiful. At the very end of the loop is sewn wavy ribbon, performs a loop for hanging.

Ideas from felt

Felt very comfortable material, it does not fray, does not require serging, pinning the edges. A color decoration in the form of a maple, birch leaves, capable of becoming the most loved of all kitchen design. For making potholders, you can just circle on cardboard large maple leaf, adding three to four centimeters on each side.

It is advisable to take the felt of two different colors – the product is a two-way. After outlining on the fabric, leaves are cut, connect the pins-invisible, sewn in places where there should be streaks. At the base of the sheet is sewn a loop for hanging.
Felt lemon and white, white and orange, pink, easy to carry slices of citrus, apples, pineapples. For orange-lemon-lime, and cut out the circle, which is sewn of contrast color triangles, for Apple form the corresponding cut in the centre is the same but smaller, and on it are embroidered with dark brown seeds.

It is recommended to use a contrasting thread and transparent beads sewn on one side along the veins, beautifully mimic dew drops.

Interesting things from old jeans

Denim privatesky is ideal for light the youth of the interior. It is interesting to see squares, circles, diamonds, cut from jeans, centre, where there are pockets. It will require another layer of felt, for the usual “hvatalki” twice if you plan to make a mitten. Doing the edging in a contrasting color, like a loop. The finished product is decorated with handmade embroidery or prostrachivajut bright thread.

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Two stitched the top to the top of the pockets, there will be a model of type “butterfly”, it is possible to use old children’s shorts, putting them in a thin layer of felt, prostracii contour, decorated with lace, ribbons. Most of the jeans in different colors cut out the same shape scraps, stitching them together, cut into long strips, no wider than two inches, twisting like threads in a simple canvas.

Any embroidery on denim also looks great.

Knitted potholders crochet, knitting

Kitchen items easily be linked through spokes or the hook – the process takes just a couple of hours. The product is knitted from the center or from the edge, in neat rows, it can be braids, Arana, lush columns etc. But all options open-knit unacceptable – tack needs to fulfill its function, protecting hands from burns. All knitted privatesky sewn to the piece of felt or made a dual layer then in the middle is polyester batting.

Round, square — a simple scheme of knitting

The easiest way to make prihvataju crochet in round, square. Square “the claw” crochet from the middle, adding four loops where there should be corners. Just need to link at least 10 to 12 rows of columns without nakida. The last row is done in a different color, to one corner is sewn a loop. Thing easy to make multi-color changing string at the beginning of each row using a yarn with a gradient transition from one color to another.

Sometimes knit a square from corner – is a chain of 20-30 loops fit columns without nakida, while in the end of each row knitting to rotate. At the end of running the piping loop. Knitting square fit from the angle of the diagonal. Crochet round, polygonal objects are also knit from the center and increases uniformly do, to get the desired form.

If a simple round patterns to attach black stem, green leaf, get Apple, cherry. It vymazat white “sectors” — published lemon, orange circle.

Watermelon slices, strawberry is “berry” potholders

“Delicious” pieces depicting fruits – the most beautiful idea for the kitchen. How to step through crochet prihvataju-watermelon:

  • you will need red, dark green, white, black thread, crochet hook of appropriate thickness;
  • knitting is done in a circle – the first five to seven rows are columns with nakida, red thread;
  • next, fit a row of white colour;
  • the next two rows are green;
  • the circle folded in half, inside is sintepon, a product connected with black edging next is executed the loop;
  • for credibility on a red background with black embroidered watermelon seeds.

Strawberry potholder knitted crochet, starting with the loops, which will be suspended. It will also be double-layered with thick felt in the middle. Binding of the green, after you add red, vivaselecta “berry”, which can be adorned with white embroidered seeds. Almost the same, but choosing the right threads, knit raspberries, blackberries, grapes etc.

Bright crocheted sunflower

To execute the ripe flower of a sunflower you will need yellow, green, black thread. The product will also be double-layered in the middle of the felt. Knitting is crochet from the middle, with black yarn, columns without nakida. After involves seven to nine rows, runs a row of yellow. Petals vymazyvaja: woven chain of seven loops, then the same chain vymazyvaja seven columns without nakida, then one column to the base, after fit the next petal. The rear part privatesky is completely green or yellow-green.

Potholder cock

Bright, multi-color rooster potholder will be an original decorative element of the kitchen decor in Provencal style. Knitting are also produced columns with nakida, crochet round, but “full” are only two or three initial series. After the “back” of the future birds vivaselecta loop, and the following ranks are open.

When done five or six rows of contrasting thread in every third loop vymazyvaja five lush columns with nakida, which alternate with tables without nakida. One of the “peaks” broken circle vivaselecta the head of the bird, which is made red crest of lush columns with nakida. From the center of the product fit the wing, preferably contrasting, too, after another next to the lush bars, refined tail.

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Cock also happens to be two – way- then you need two symmetrical parts. Unilateral product usually do textured, voluminous knitted decorating details.

Other related options manually

Experienced masters devise many other interesting privatechat:

  • ladybug — fit of black and red thread, there will be black dots on the back, head, with loop, loops, you can sew on eyes-buttons;
  • the heart is usually done in red tones, decorated with lace in a contrasting colour around the loop, a long loop upper;
  • pig – the big knit circle here becomes a body, small – nose, two triangles hanging from the top of the ears also need little legs, eyes, tail-loop;
  • glove fit knitting or crochet, should be freely worn on the hand to play with her, a loop attached to the cuff area;
  • lamb has a wavy edge, in the middle vivaselecta volumetric muzzle with ears, horns, is also done four legs, a tail loop;
  • fungus – vivaselecta red or brown cap, white stem, grass at the bottom, the loop at the top;
  • the owl is usually done in the form of an oval, which vymazyvaja two round eyes, paws with claws, wings, a loop attached to the head;
  • star, the sun, the month – to make the appropriate form, decorated with funny faces on them;
  • the fried egg is slightly asymmetrical for more credibility, you will need yellow, white, brown thread;
  • shorts – knitted crochet, the contours of the pockets, his pants are sewn with contrasting thread, in the middle top button is sewn in the corner – hinge;
  • fish consists of head, tail, fins, eye, if you desire to embroider the scales work on the tail, a loop attached to the tail or the head.

Woven from a fabric of the potholders

Privatesky easy to weave in and out of narrow strips of colored fabric. Used for working textile materials, similar in texture but different in color. For example, take two squares, measuring 25 by 25 cm, slice them, not reaching the edges of one or two centimeters, it is done directly or in the form of wavy lines. The second option is more interesting as the finished product is a beautiful abstraction. The weaving is made as a normal canvas.

Further, from the batting, the batting cut out a square with sides of 25 cm, and cut a piece of thick fabric size large enough to product design with the trim of the front part. Ready to “pie” is sent for processing using a sewing machine – all of the slices are stitched pattern “zigzag”, it is better to use a contrasting thread. At the end of the product sew a loop made of piping. To the design keep in shape, its outer contour is also desirable to stitch on the machine.

How to decorate

It is important to know that with only the upper part of the gizmos – the lower, which directly contacts with the hot, should not be textured, in order of ease of use.

How to make the finished potholder:

  • embroidery “cross”, “goat” stitch, pattern, Rococo, etc., you can Portray an entire scene painting;
  • braid – she usually decorated the edges of the product, at least create three-dimensional elements on the top of the object;
  • beaded – privatesky, beaded, rhinestones, sequin embellished, very beautiful, luxurious, expensive;
  • applique is the most simple geometric pattern or a more complex, colorful, layered image.

Different styles will suit different decor – embroidered cross, lots of lace “mitts” decorate Baroque, checkered, country, smooth, in steel tones – high-tech, linen in earth tones – environmental interior.


Potholders – a very necessary item in any kitchen. To make them, only need thread, needles, base cloth and a little patience. Step by step workshops is easy to find magazines on needlework, as well as online on websites on the subject of “hand-made”. On their basis it is possible to come up with their unusual crafts, which will give the interior decor, the uniqueness, originality, especially if you create a whole kitchen ensemble, which will also include stand under the hot, napkins, chair covers, apron, curtains, tablecloths.

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